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Bali: Rice terraces in Tegallalang near Ubud

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Rice Terraces in Tegallalang
The mountainous terrain of Bali makes it difficult to cultivate rice, which is typically grown on a flatter landscape. To overcome this problem, the Balinese people developed an ingenious irrigation system called Subak which is a cooperative water management system that connects canals, tunnels and weirs and is shared and controlled by the community. Subak is hailed as one of the most efficient and ecologically sustainable irrigation systems in the world.

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